Government Intervenes in Lawsuits Alleging That Skilled Nursing Chain SavaSeniorCare Provided Medically Unnecessary Therapy
The government has intervened in three False Claims Act lawsuits and filed a consolidated complaint against SavaSeniorCare LLC and related entities (Sava) alleging that Sava knowingly and routinely submitted false claims to Medicare for rehabilitation therapy services that were not medically reasonable and necessary, the Department of Justice announced today. Sava is one of the nation's largest healthcare providers, operating approximately 200 skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) in 23 states.
- Date:October 29, 2015
- Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
- Criminal and Civil Actions